NEW YORK-While the subprime crisis battered the stock market in the third quarter and the fourth quarter isn't expected to be any better, mutual fund portfolio managers and analysts believe the credit market turmoil will blow over. They spoke earlier this month at a media conference co-sponsored by Lipper and SunStar.

There is no question that the overall S&P 500 has taken a hit to its earnings, said Ashwani Kaul, an analyst with Reuters.

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